Government memos and e-mails obtained by The Associated Press under the state's open records law show Gov. Nathan Deal's administration worked for weeks to mitigate the problems that could have been caused by a federal government shutdown.
A standoff was averted when President Barack Obama and lawmakers
agreed April 8 on a spending plan that kept the government open.
If a shutdown happened, Deal's administration had plans to furlough 780 military technicians.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation would have run out of funding to staff its crime lab after two weeks.
Forestry officials would have been forced to find alternate accounts for pay for after-hours fire dispatchers.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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